Verses where 'ignorant' has been added or removed from the NIV1984

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The word 'Ignorant' occurs 2 times less often in the NIV2011 (10 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (12 times). The word 'Ignorant' was removed in 3 verses, and added in 1 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Ignorant' was added or removed from a verse in the NIV1984 to make the NIV2011. If the word was moved around (for example if the grammar was changed) in the verse it will not be listed below, this page only lists where words have been added or removed.

Statistics for these verses

OutcomeNum versesPercent
Uses TNIV text375.0%
New text in NIV2011125.0%

Please note: The above statistics are compiled at the level of the entire verse text, not the word level.

Verses where Ignorant was removed

Proverbs 30:2

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSכִּ֤י בַ֣עַר אָנֹכִ֣י מֵאִ֑ישׁ וְלֹֽא־ בִינַ֖ת אָדָ֣ם לִֽי׃
NIV1984"I am the most ignorant of men; I do not have a man's understanding.
TNIVSurely I am only a brute, not a man; I do not have human understanding.
NIV2011Surely I am only a brute, not a man; I do not have human understanding.
Compared to NIV1984"Surely I am theonly mosta ignorantbrute, not ofa menman; I do not have a man'shuman understanding.
Compared to TNIVSurely I am only a brute, not a man; I do not have human understanding.

1 Corinthians 12:1

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTΠερὶ δὲ τῶν πνευματικῶν, ἀδελφοί, οὐ θέλω ὑμᾶς ἀγνοεῖν.
NIV1984Now about spiritual gifts, brothers, I do not want you to be ignorant.
TNIVNow about the gifts of the Spirit, brothers and sisters, I do not want you to be uninformed.
NIV2011Now about the gifts of the Spirit, brothers and sisters, I do not want you to be uninformed.
Compared to NIV1984Now about spiritualthe gifts of the Spirit, brothers and sisters, I do not want you to be ignorantuninformed.
Compared to TNIVNow about the gifts of the Spirit, brothers and sisters, I do not want you to be uninformed.

1 Thessalonians 4:13

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTΟὐ θέλομεν δὲ ὑμᾶς ἀγνοεῖν, ἀδελφοί, περὶ τῶν ⸀κοιμωμένων, ἵνα μὴ λυπῆσθε καθὼς καὶ οἱ λοιποὶ οἱ μὴ ἔχοντες ἐλπίδα.
SBLGNT apparatusκοιμωμένων WH Treg NIV ] κεκοιμημένων RP
NIV1984Brothers, we do not want you to be ignorant about those who fall asleep, or to grieve like the rest of men, who have no hope.
TNIVBrothers and sisters, we do not want you to be uninformed about those who sleep in death, so that you do not grieve like the rest, who have no hope.
NIV2011Brothers and sisters, we do not want you to be uninformed about those who sleep in death, so that you do not grieve like the rest of mankind, who have no hope.
Compared to NIV1984Brothers and sisters, we do not want you to be ignorantuninformed about those who fallsleep asleepin death, orso tothat you do not grieve like the rest of menmankind, who have no hope.
Compared to TNIVBrothers and sisters, we do not want you to be uninformed about those who sleep in death, so that you do not grieve like the rest of mankind, who have no hope.

Verses where Ignorant was added

Acts 17:23

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTδιερχόμενος γὰρ καὶ ἀναθεωρῶν τὰ σεβάσματα ὑμῶν εὗρον καὶ βωμὸν ἐν ᾧ ἐπεγέγραπτο· Ἀγνώστῳ θεῷ. ⸀ὃ οὖν ἀγνοοῦντες εὐσεβεῖτε, ⸀τοῦτο ἐγὼ καταγγέλλω ὑμῖν.
SBLGNT apparatusὃ WH Treg NIV ] Ὃν RP • τοῦτο WH Treg NIV ] τοῦτον RP
NIV1984For as I walked around and looked carefully at your objects of worship, I even found an altar with this inscription: TO AN UNKNOWN GOD. Now what you worship as something unknown I am going to proclaim to you.
TNIVFor as I walked around and looked carefully at your objects of worship, I even found an altar with this inscription: TO AN UNKNOWN GOD. So you are ignorant of the very thing you worship--and this is what I am going to proclaim to you.
NIV2011For as I walked around and looked carefully at your objects of worship, I even found an altar with this inscription: TO AN UNKNOWN GOD. So you are ignorant of the very thing you worship--and this is what I am going to proclaim to you.
Compared to NIV1984For as I walked around and looked carefully at your objects of worship, I even found an altar with this inscription: TO AN UNKNOWN GOD. NowSo whatyou are ignorant of the very thing you worship--and asthis somethingis unknownwhat I am going to proclaim to you.
Compared to TNIVFor as I walked around and looked carefully at your objects of worship, I even found an altar with this inscription: TO AN UNKNOWN GOD. So you are ignorant of the very thing you worship--and this is what I am going to proclaim to you.


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